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Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
regimes. and that it is the duty of the good regimes, that is us to go , out into the world and destroy that evil. that is an important part of the dulles brothers' formation. the other big influence on them was the decades that they spent as corporate lawyers working for this very important law firm, sullivan and cromwell in new york. that was not a law firm that you went to if you needed a contract drawn up or to be represented in court. sullivan and cromwell had a specialty. that was pressuring small weak countries to accept the demands of big american corporations. that is what allen dulles and foster dulles devoted their lives to doing. so in their own minds, the interests of the united states and the interests of american multinational corporations became the same thing. they came into office, one as secretary of state and the other as director of the cia, with ease to influences. this religious view of the world divided between good and evil and many years of working for corporations that shape to their view of how american foreign policy should work. >> when was john foster dull
Nov 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
those things. my estimate would be that the tide is still running against us. everywhere i look around the world, the question is what are we going to lose next? we seem to be on the defensive and they are on the offensive. the question is, what are we going to lose this year more than what are we going to gain? you can look around the whole circle of the world and you find one spot after another where the question is, are we going to lose this? is it going to be iran or egypt or korea? what is a going to be? >> you talked about elite schools. where did he go early in his life to school? >> his mother didn't think public schools were good enough for him so they engaged a number of private tutors and he went on to princeton. he was quite an outstanding student there. his brother also went to princeton but they although developed a totally united view of the world, they always saw the world in the same way, politically and ideologically. but in their personalities, they were totally different. foster dulles was very dour, very unfriendly, very offputting. i read in one book, even his fri
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